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  • Calgary police seeking car prowlers who desecrated woman’s ashes

    08/13/2013 11:00:03 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 1 replies
    TORONTO SUN ^ | AUGUST 13, 2013 | QMI AGENCY
    CALGARY — Calgary police are looking for a group of car prowlers who desecrated the ashes of a 19-year-old crash victim. Among several cars hit during a break-in spree on Aug. 2., was a white truck, where the thieves found a green velvet pouch containing the ashes of a 19-year-old woman killed in a crash four years ago, and a green jacket that once belonged to her, police said. The heartless criminals dumped the ashes, and tossed the pouch on the ground and made off with the jacket among their ill-gotten gains. Police say some ashes were recovered, but rain...
  • 84-year-old pro-lifer fined 10,000 euro for seeking to counsel women at abortion clinic: France

    09/19/2013 7:51:41 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 17 replies
    Lifesitenews ^ | Sep 17, 2013 | Jeanne Smits
    Dr. Xavier Dor An octogenarian and veteran pro-life activist in France was fined 10,000 euro ($13,360 US) on Monday for having twice visited a Paris abortion clinic where he met with staff and attempted to counsel abortion-bound women. The conviction is one of the first cases pleaded under a French law that prohibits putting “moral and psychological pressure” designed to obstruct abortion. The hefty fine is 2,000 euro more than had been demanded by the public prosecution. Since 2001, when the offense of “obstruction to abortion” was given a wider definition in law, the maximum fine for violating the statute...
  • Thirsty For God...A Sunday Meditation

    Read aloud this desperate and heartfelt prayer with me; As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that...
  • Ecuador says Wikileaks founder seeking asylum

    06/19/2012 12:09:53 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 13 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 6/19/12 | AP
    QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador's foreign minister says Wilikeaks chief Julian Assange has taken refuge in the South American nation's embassy in London and is seeking political asylum. Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino says Ecuador is weighing the request.
  • Seeking the Perfect Man

    03/09/2012 7:30:26 AM PST · by hawkins · 27 replies
    That Christian Website ^ | 3/9/2012 | Travis Main
    A great number of women wonder if the perfect man exists. They have scanned the horizon and often come back thinking they must train a man to make him perfect. That leads them to the question, “Can a man learn to be perfect?” Certainly, a great number of women attempt to find out! In the long run, the realization of perfection depends upon the standard used and whether or not a man adheres to it. Many women believe their man reaches near perfection when they can get him to stop leaving his underwear on the floor and he begins putting...
  • Obama hits road seeking jobs (*enable snicker suppression*)

    06/13/2011 9:08:46 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 6/13/11 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama hits the road Monday to take aim at the unemployment crisis inflicting misery on millions of Americans and casting a cloud of doubt over his nascent reelection bid. Obama was traveling to the 2012 swing state of North Carolina to chair a meeting of his Jobs Council, a group of top business executives set up to provide ideas about stirring jobs growth with unemployment at 9.1 percent. The president was then due to head to another critical electoral state, Florida, to hold several fundraisers to bolster his campaign coffers as the 2012 presidential...
  • Civil Rights Complaint for Seeking a Christian Roommate

    10/22/2010 7:56:55 PM PDT · by Penn4God · 32 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 10-22-10 | Foxnews
    A civil rights complaint has been filed against a woman in Grand Rapids , Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate. The ad "expresses an illegal preference for a Christian roommate, thus excluding people of other faiths,” according to the complaint filed by the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan. "It's a violation to make, print or publish a discriminatory statement," Executive Director Nancy Haynes told Fox News. "There are no exemptions to that."
  • Desperately seeking Akhmed

    09/19/2010 8:42:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Economist ^ | 9/19/10 | J.P.
    AKHMED ZAKAYEV, the leader of the Chechen government in exile, has had an eventful few days. On Thursday, September 16th, he arrived in Poland for the 3rd World Chechen Congress, held this year in Pułtusk, a town 60 kilometres north of Warsaw. At 8am the following morning, before ever making it to the gathering, Mr Zakayev was apprehended by the police and brought in for questioning in relation to an international arrest warrant issued in 2001 by Interpol at the behest of Russia, where he is wanted on terrorism charges that many outsiders consider trumped up and politically motivated.
  • Venezuela Seeking Uranium With Iran's Help

    09/26/2009 5:28:47 AM PDT · by Son House · 9 replies · 460+ views
    FOXNEWS.com ^ | September 26, 2009 | FOXNEWS.com
    Mining Minister Rodolfo Sanz said Iran has been assisting Venezuela with geophysical survey flights and geochemical analysis of the deposits, and that evaluations "indicate the existence of uranium in western parts of the country and in Santa Elena de Uairen," in southeastern Bolivar state. U.S. State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said recently that U.S. officials also have "concerns" about a possible transfer of nuclear materials between Iran and Venezuela. But analysts say Iran, which has significant uranium deposits, currently has no need to import uranium, although those deposits may not be enough to sustain its future enrichment goals. Sanz dismissed...
  • Venezuelan opposition leader seeking asylum abroad

    04/20/2009 12:36:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 425+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/20/09 | Fabiola Sanchez - ap
    CARACAS, Venezuela – A leading opponent of President Hugo Chavez has decided to seek political asylum abroad rather than face a corruption charge in a trial he says would be stacked against him, an ally said Monday. Opposition leader Manuel Rosales, who went into hiding three weeks ago, decided not to appear in court Monday because the case against him is being used for "political persecution," said Omar Barboza, who heads Rosales' political party. "He won't present himself before a court that's been turned into a political tool," Barboza told reporters. "When there's a state of law in Venezuela, Manuel...
  • GOP seeking a single voice on climate issue (effort to find common position on global warming)

    04/09/2008 7:38:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 56 replies · 91+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4/9/08 | Manu Raju
    Senate Republicans began an unusual closed-door debate on climate change Wednesday that may portend a shift toward the position of the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain (Ariz.). The meeting of the conference launched GOP efforts to find a common position on global warming, an issue on which Republicans have been sharply divided. The issue has taken on a greater urgency within Republican circles now that all the major presidential candidates, including McCain, support mandatory controls of greenhouse gases. This represents a sharp break with the Bush administration, which has fought such proposals vigorously. Wednesday’s meeting did not produce...
  • Analysis: Giuliani seeking attention

    01/05/2008 11:07:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 92+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/5/08 | Liz Sidoti - ap
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - Rudy Giuliani has never had a problem getting attention — until now. "We are in good shape," the Republican presidential candidate insists even though he was largely missing in action in Iowa and is struggling in New Hampshire, the two states that are the epicenters of the race. His unconventional road map to the nomination carried this very risk from the start. It called for playing down those states that opened the primary season in favor of spending more time and resources in the delegate-rich ones that vote later this month and on Feb. 5 such as...
  • California seeking "dignified end" in executions

    05/15/2007 9:27:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies · 767+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 5/15/07 | Adam Tanner
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California said on Tuesday it would revise its lethal injection procedure to ensure "a dignified end of life" for condemned inmates as it seeks to overcome a U.S. judge's objections to the procedure. In December, Judge Jeremy Fogel in San Jose ruled the "implementation of lethal injection is broken, but it can be fixed" and gave the nation's most-populous state a chance to revise how it metes out its ultimate punishment. Lawyers for a condemned California inmate had argued that lethal injection was "cruel and unusual" punishment barred by the U.S. Constitution. With the fate of...
  • Clinton alumni seeking their own offices

    06/11/2006 7:29:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 611+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/11/06 | Mark Johnson - ap
    ALBANY, N.Y. - They were young and eager in the 1990s, these midlevel functionaries, hotshot lawyers and one Cabinet secretary in his father's shadow, all inspired by the same boss: President Clinton. Today, Clinton administration alumni are taking their turn in the political spotlight while their former leader cheers from the sidelines. "I am pleased and proud that so many of them have run or are running for office," the former president said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "Their dedication and enthusiasm are part of the reason why we were able to accomplish as much good as we...
  • Peoria man pleads guilty in gigantic diploma mill case (40% went to foreigners seeking US entry)

    03/29/2006 4:56:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies · 545+ views
    KVOA ^ | 3/21/06
    Peoria man pleads guilty in diploma mill case Latest News more>> Truck pulling horse trailer full of illegals crashes SPOKANE, Wash. An Arizonan has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors for his role in a gigantic diploma mill operation. Richard John Novak pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Spokane, Washington, to conspiracy and violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Novak, who formerly lived in Spokane and now lives in Peoria, could face up to ten years in prison and (m) millions of dollars in fines. Novak is the second person to reach a plea agreement with the Justice Department...
  • CA: Measure seeking public financing of campaigns passes Assembly

    01/30/2006 3:57:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 244+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 1/30/06 | Don Thompson - ap
    California would consider switching to public financing of political campaigns under a bill approved by the Assembly on Monday. It was the first time assemblymembers have ever passed such a measure. The bill would provide public money to candidates who voluntarily give up outside contributions similar to systems in use in Arizona, Connecticut and Maine. The voluntary system would require candidates to first raise a large number of small donations from within his or her legislative district before qualifying for public financing. The candidate would then have to agree not to spend additional money, including his or her own money....
  • Gov't Seeking to Deport Chinese Scholar

    01/22/2006 2:15:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 491+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/22/06 | Matthew Barakat - ap
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Nearly five years ago, the U.S. government exerted high-profile diplomatic pressure on China to secure the return of scholar Gao Zhan, a researcher at American University whom Beijing believed was a spy for Taiwan. Now, the Department of Homeland Security is pushing with equal vigor to have her deported back to China. Gao's case, set for a hearing Monday on the latest twist, became international news in February 2001 when she and her family were arrested by the Chinese on suspicion of espionage. Her husband, Xue Donghua, and the couple's 5-year-old son were released after a month...
  • Group seeking listing for former black officers club on fort (Fort Huachuca, AZ)

    01/20/2006 3:15:20 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 582+ views
    SIERRA VISTA — The path to saving the black officers club on Fort Huachuca is getting smoother, according to a man leading an effort to protect it. Harlan Bradford, chairman of the Southwest Association of Buffalo Soldiers’ project to save the World War II facility, also said his organization is hoping Building 66050 will be designated one of “America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He said the building being listed would be a great help in saving the facility. Last year, SWABS tried to have the building listed as one of “America’s 11...
  • Louisiana Sec. of State Ater seeking lawsuit against FEMA for displaced voter information

    12/20/2005 11:28:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies · 543+ views
    NOLA ^ | 12/20/05 | MELINDA DESLATTE
    Ater seeking lawsuit against FEMA for voter information 12/20/2005, 5:41 p.m. CT By MELINDA DESLATTE The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Secretary of State Al Ater's plans to sue federal officials for data outlining the locations of Louisiana residents scattered by hurricanes Katrina and Rita were put on hold Tuesday after receiving new promises the information would arrive this week. Earlier in the day, Ater told lawmakers he was asking Louisiana's attorney general to file the lawsuit because the Federal Emergency Management Agency provided a list last week of 936,000 names of displaced Louisiana residents that lacked crucial...
  • Scientists seeking new treatments for male-pattern balding

    11/14/2005 8:26:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 676+ views
    ap on San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 11/14/05 | Malcolm Ritter - ap
    NEW YORK – Look around a crowd, and you'll see that lots of middle-aged men are losing their hair. As Baby Boomers, they have every right to demand, What is science doing about this? Quite a bit, it turns out. A British company, for example, says five guys are walking around with hundreds more hairs than they had before, thanks to an early test of what's been called hair cloning. An American outfit hopes to start testing a similar approach next year. Other scientists are tracking down genes that make some men susceptible to hair loss, and struggling to understand...
  • 'Their Lives' author blocked from Clinton's office (seeking apology for rape)

    06/04/2005 12:37:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies · 1,652+ views
    Author blocked from Clinton's office Seeking apology for alleged rape of Juanita Broaddrick Posted: June 3, 2005 9:15 p.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com An author seeking an apology from Bill Clinton for his alleged rape of Juanita Broaddrick was blocked from entering the former president's Harlem offices today. Candice E. Jackson, author of "Their Lives: The Women Targeted by the Clinton Machine," said she wanted to give Clinton or his scheduler a letter of apology for him to sign. The incident occurred in the presence of the crew of a New York City WB-affiliate station. Spokesmen for both Bill and...
  • CA: Orange County deputies seeking to arrest illegal immigrants

    04/01/2005 8:45:34 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies · 2,182+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/1/05 | AP - Santa Ana
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The Orange County Sheriff's Department plans to train as many as 500 deputies to enforce immigration laws, becoming the latest law enforcement agency in Southern California to take a more active role in the issue. Sheriff Mike Carona is scheduled to formally announce the plan next month. It would be jointly developed with the U.S. Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The deputies, however, wouldn't focus primarily on immigration enforcement but use their new powers in criminal investigations that target sexual predators and gang members. "We don't want to enforce immigration laws," said sheriff's spokesman...
  • Terror suspect arrested seeking nuclear material

    01/24/2005 8:52:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 723+ views
    WND ^ | January 24, 2005 | staff
    German police have arrested two suspected al-Qaida terrorists – one who was allegedly trying to buy enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb and other planning a suicide attack in Iraq. According to a German prosecutor, the arrests, which occurred early Sunday, came after months of investigation, Knight-Ridder reported. The suspects were nabbed after early morning police raids in Mainz and Bonn. President Bush is scheduled to visit Mainz next month, which heightens the security concerns in the city. It was determined today there was enough evidence to keep the pair in custody pending possible charges. Authorities described one suspect, Ibrahim...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • ACLU seeking FBI files on activist probes

    12/01/2004 10:27:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 1,923+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 12/1/04 | Curt Andersen - AP
    WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking information from the FBI on why bureau task forces set up to combat terrorism also looked into anti-war, animal rights and environmental groups. Dozens of organizations have been subjected to scrutiny, according to the ACLU, which was filing Freedom of Information Act requests with the FBI on Thursday to try to find out why. "We think it's clear that the public is interested in the possible return of FBI spying on political and religious groups," said Ann Beeson, the ACLU's associate legal counsel. The FBI denies singling out individuals or groups...
  • Help Wanted At DNC (Very blue Democratic Party desperately seeking leader)

    11/24/2004 7:06:38 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies · 841+ views
    CBS ^ | 11/24/04 | Dotty Lynch
    Help Wanted At DNC WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2004 This is a time of generational change. Congressional leaders Gephardt and Daschle are gone, the Clinton years are fading and the Democrats are squarely a minority party. Democrats are looking for someone to replace Terry McAuliffe as chairman of the Democratic National Committee. (Photo: AP) Howard Dean has been mentioned as a possible candidate to head the DNC, but his liberal reputation and possible plans to run for president in 2008 may take him out of contention. (Photo: AP) WANTED: Very blue Democratic Party desperately seeking leader. Must not be Howard Dean...
  • Powell 'Pushed Out' By Bush For Seeking To Rein In Israel

    11/20/2004 4:59:03 PM PST · by blam · 58 replies · 2,050+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-21-2004 | Charles Laurence/Philip Sherwell
    Powell 'pushed out' by Bush for seeking to rein in Israel By Charles Laurence in New York and Philip Sherwell (Filed: 21/11/2004) Colin Powell, the outgoing US secretary of state, was given his marching orders after telling President George W Bush that he wanted greater power to confront Israel over the stalled Middle East peace process. Although Mr Powell's departure was announced on November 15, his letter of resignation was dated November 11, the day he had a meeting with Mr Bush. Colin Powell: the president's 'good cop' According to White House officials, at the meeting Mr Powell was not...
  • CA: Retiring senator seeking new role - Macpherson pursues environmental post

    11/17/2004 9:44:06 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 255+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 11/17/04 | Kate Folmar
    SACRAMENTO - With Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's promotion of his environmental secretary, a retiring state senator from Santa Cruz is trying to line up support to assume that key Cabinet-level post. An aide to Sen. Bruce McPherson, a moderate Republican known for his support of open-space and coastal protection, has contacted environmental leaders, quietly gauging their backing now that Schwarzenegger has named California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Terry Tamminen his new Cabinet secretary. Tamminen is slated to leave the California EPA on Dec. 1. Because of term limits, McPherson must depart the state Senate the following week. McPherson said no one...
  • (President) Bush Heads to Suburbs Seeking Votes

    07/14/2004 8:57:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 427+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 7/14/04 | Scott Lindlaw - AP
    WAUKESHA, Wis. - President Bush (news - web sites) woke up in downtown Milwaukee Wednesday, but his campaign bus promptly headed for the suburbs and even farther out — Republican territory where aides believe his re-election hopes can flourish this year. Members of the Bush team say the rapidly growing suburbs and far-flung "exurbs" ringing cities such as Milwaukee and Green Bay, with their white, affluent, church-going populations, can counter the heavy Democratic turnout in urban areas and tip the balance in his favor. "If you're somebody who moved into Fond du Lac or West Bend in the last year...
  • FBI Seeking Assistance From US Muslims

    07/09/2004 4:46:38 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies · 523+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 7-10-2004 | Curt Anderson
    FBI Seeking Assistance From U.S. Muslims Saturday July 10, 2004 12:16 AM By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is intensifying efforts nationwide to enlist Muslims, Arab-Americans and Sikhs to help thwart a possible terrorist attack this summer or fall. FBI Director Robert Mueller told top agents in all 56 FBI field offices to increase contacts with these groups in their areas amid a consistent flow of intelligence that indicates al-Qaida wants to launch a major attack on U.S. soil in coming months. ``While we currently lack precise knowledge about when, where and how they are...
  • Martha Stewart Seeking Community Service

    05/31/2004 7:33:48 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 16 replies · 187+ views
    aolnews ^ | 5 31 04 | aol news
    NEW YORK (May 31) - Martha Stewart will seek to lighten her jail term by spending up to 20 hours a week teaching poor women how to start their own businesses, according to Newsweek magazine. Stewart has offered to work up to 1,000 hours for Women's Venture Fund, a nonprofit organization based in New York, WVF president Maria Otero told the magazine for its June 7 edition. After meeting privately with Stewart, Otero wrote a three-page letter to U.S. Judge Miriam Cedarbaum about how the domestic doyenne's know-how could benefit underprivileged women, Newsweek said. ''Can you imagine if we had...
  • Suspicions Mount That Iranians Are Seeking Atom Bomb (Caught Again)

    02/19/2004 6:57:35 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 185+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2-20-2004 | Anton La Guardia
    Suspicions mount that Iranians are seeking atom bomb By Anton La Guardia, Diplomatic Editor (Filed: 20/02/2004) United Nations nuclear inspectors have discovered components for sophisticated uranium enrichment equipment that Iran failed to declare, deepening suspicions that Teheran is seeking an atomic bomb. The unravelling of the nuclear network operated by Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan's bomb, has exposed Iran to ever more damaging disclosures of its attempts to hide nuclear-related facilities. Weapons analysts claim that the medium range Shahab-3 missile could reach Israel or US bases in Gulf "We have serious concerns about these reports," said the White...
  • Little Press Coverage of Muslim Hatred of Jews, Arab Hatred of Arabs

    10/17/2003 6:39:43 PM PDT · by stevejackson · 3 replies · 204+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 17, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Little Press Coverage of MuslimHatred of Jews, Arab Hatred of Arabs By Andrew L. Jaffee, October 17, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir accused Jews of controlling the world. The Lebanese Parliament denied Palestinians the right to own land in The Lebanon. The Saudi government quashed a protest by its own citizens who were seeking political reforms. One would think these would be front-page headlines, but were either completely ignored or buried. These stories were not even mentioned on the ABC, NBC, or CBS evening news broadcasts. It seems the American mass media has an agenda that seeks to...
  • CA: Davis seeking to regain voters' confidence

    07/27/2003 10:52:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 208+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/27/03 | Robert Salladay - SF Chronicle
    <p>Touring a San Francisco day care center this week, Gov. Gray Davis spotted a poster of a tiger, conveniently labeled for the children. To the surprise of his staff, he was outside moments later declaring, "I'm going to fight like a Bengal tiger."</p>
  • Iran 'Seeking Covert (North Korean) Nuclear Aid'

    06/11/2003 4:49:09 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 209+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | Colin Joyce/Anton La Guardia
    Iran 'seeking covert nuclear aid' By Colin Joyce and Anton La Guardia (Filed: 12/06/2003) Iranian nuclear experts made three secret visits to North Korea earlier this year, possibly to consult on ways to fool international inspectors, a Japanese newspaper said yesterday. The claim came as the US defence secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, issued a warning that Iran was making swift progress in attempts to build a nuclear bomb.Quoting an unnamed "Korean peninsula source" Sankei, a respected national daily, said two Iranian experts visited Pyongyang in March, staying for several days, with further visits in April and May. The report suggested that...
  • Justice Department Proposes Rules for Screening Noncitizens Seeking Flight Training

    06/11/2002 4:42:50 PM PDT · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 12 replies · 239+ views
    AP Breaking News/ Tampa Bay Online ^ | Jun 11, 2002 | Christopher Newton
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies that teach pilots to fly large aircraft would need permission from Attorney General John Ashcroft to instruct a noncitizen under rules proposed Tuesday by the Justice Department. Congress has mandated that noncitizens be screened by the attorney general in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Public comment on the new rules will be accepted for 30 days before they are enforced. "Carefully screening individuals who come to the United States to learn to fly large aircraft is a safeguard needed to prevent future acts of terrorism," Ashcroft said in a statement. "The screening system, when...